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Where the West Ends
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Prize-winning author Michael J. Totten returns with a masterpiece of travel writing and history in this journey through thirteen nations—all but two formerly communist—just beyond the edge of the West where few casual travelers venture.
Trucking in English
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of what happens when a middle-aged mum from England decides to actually drive 18-wheelers across North America instead of just dreaming about it. She learns how to hit a moose correctly and how to be hijacked. She is almost arrested in Baltimore Docks and survives a terrifying winter tour of The Rockies. Nothing goes well, but that’s why there’s a book.
Middle Eastern Fortune Telling in Shanghai
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Series: China Adventure, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Everywhere in Asia fortune tellers are willing, but not necessarily able, to give meaning to your life. They offer you all sorts of prescient methods from which to choose. One can take the results from any method with a grain of salt or put faith in them and live accordingly. I was a pragmatic naysayer, until fortune telling came home to roost one afternoon in a small restaurant in Shanghai.
Stories From The Field: Volunteers Around The World Share Their Journeys
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Volunteering abroad is a growing travel trend--one that changes lives worldwide, both for volunteers and the communities they serve. This book brings you 15 stories from travelers who've had the chance to volunteer throughout the Americas, Africa, and Asia.
Don't Step on the Dirt
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
When his sister announces she’s getting married in Indiana, Ryan, already unemployed, packs up his trusty car Clyde to make the journey. Never forgetting to tell the roadside cows his final destination, Ryan camps his way across the American West. Chocked full of hilarious anecdotes and amusing historical tales, Don't Step on the Dirt will change the way you take your next road trip.
Southeast Asia for the Holidays, Part 4: Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In Book 4: Southeast Asia For the Holidays, the Anderson family heads to Thailand for some much needed R'n'R. They join with extended family and make new friendships that will extend beyond their time spent together on the beach. Explore the sights above and below the sea with 6 Andersons 1 World, and learn the real story behind our title "Mom! There's a Lion in the Toilet!". Yes, it really was.
Essays in Travel and Humor Vol. 2: Nomad
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Series: Essays in Travel and Humor, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Goblinbrook Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
This second volume of author and photographer C. Patrick Neagle's series is bigger and better, containing 36 travel-sized essays and 30 photographs from around the globe (but mostly from Arabia, Asia, and the Mediterranean). Filled with humorous and sometimes thoughtful commentary, these essays may help you avoid moped gangs in Europe, dive for pearls in Bahrain, and ride elephants in Malaysia.
Traveling Alone - little bits of an unfinished trip
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Traveling Alone is a fascinating mosaic of travel adventures culled from a three-year, five-continent trip in over 50 countries ― sad, hilarious, frightening, bizarre and even romantic, but never boring. From composing love letters in Cairo and stalking crocodiles in the South American pampas to hitching rides through Rwandan refugee camps and spending time in a Bolivian prison, it's a wild ride.
Taking the Long Way Home: An Unexpected Adventure from Shanghai to Hangzhou
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Series: China Adventure, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Undisputedly, Hangzhou, known for its extravagant natural beauty and thousands of years of tea and silk culture, is simply the most traditionally elegant city in China. It is a "must see" on an China itinerary. But, be careful how you get there!
Crete - A Notebook
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Crete - A Notebook is a series of snapshots of an island the British writer and journalist has grown to cherish. It is less of a travel guide and more of a traveling companion and is his second book about the Greek islands.
Walking with J
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,680. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
A remarkable encounter becomes an unforgettable journey as a Travel Spirit joins Jesus Christ for a walk around the world.
China on Wings: A Tale of Amusement and Terror
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Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
An account on flying in China
Love Notes from Tunis: Part Five
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
Travelling Light : Thinking More About It
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,080. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A playful and informative short essay on the art of travel, to inspire both first time and experienced travellers.
Return to India: an immigrant memoir
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
Return to India is a brilliant and powerful memoir about what it means to be an immigrant in a foreign country and what propels immigrants to return to their homeland. Following in the tradition of her first book, Monsoon Diary: a memoir with recipes, award-winning author, Shoba Narayan explores themes of family, culture and identity.
Snakeskins and Signposts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,460. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Loaded down with dehydrated rice and beans and her hunger for freedom, Sher pedals 2,000 miles from Bellingham, WA, through the Cascade Mountains to southern OR and back. Strangers are friends, the smell of a forest ravages the senses, every caw from a crow is a sign, and home will never be the same again. Told with humor and candor, this tale keeps readers perched on handlebars leaning forward.
Ultimate Island Travel - Greenland And Iceland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Iceland – “The Land Of Fire And Ice”…… Greenland – “The Land of the Greenlanders”…… Two very beautiful and unusual places to see.... Some of the subjects discussed in the book: When To Go To Iceland, Main Towns In Iceland, Things To See And Do In Iceland, When To Go To Greenland, Largest Glaciers, Main Towns In Greenland, Things To See And Do In Greenland, Festival Of Snow Sculptures etc.
It's All About Lunch
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 44,970. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
An entertaining, amusing and informative account of encountering France, Provence and the French way of life. The setting is Provence in, in the South of France, primarily in the department of Vaucluse, east of Avignon. The story is about an Irish born, American executive and his Canadian wife, and their adventures and characters they meet in moving to Provence and living a life long dream.
Tour Guide to the Wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine
Discover the 70+ wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. Learn about the individual winemakers and their philosophies. Find Santa Cruz wineries that are off the beaten path.
Waiting On the Arriaga-Ixtepec
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A week on Mexico's southern border with a group of illegal Central American migrants. An original and highly moving contribution to the current immigration debate.